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A pedestrian-filled street in São Paulo.

Trying to Understand Brazil’s 20% Homicide Rate Decline

Brazil is the world’s murder capital. No other country even comes close. That is ...

Military operation at favela Kelson's, in Rio de Janeiro. - Fernando Frazão/ABr

Brazil Breaks Own Record with 63,880 Murders in 2017 or 175 per Day

Brazil had a record number of murders last year, with homicides rising 3.7% from ...

25 per 100,000: Brazil’s Per-Capita Homicide Rate Is Three Times the World Average

Earlier this year, in September, the United Nations released a report on Brazilian arbitrary, ...

In 20 Years, Death of Young Brazilians Grows from 30 to 55 per 100,000

The number of young people murdered in Brazil nearly doubled in a little over ...

Killings in Brazil and the Blame-it-on-the-poor Syndrome

The Constitution of Brazil says, in its Article 5, that Brazilians and foreigners residing ...